Congratulations to the latest Award Winners
Tue 12th Jun
Congratulations to the recent Award winners:
Sophie White is the winner of The Gillian Purvis Trust Award 2013, given annually to a 4th year student in Textiles at Glasgow School of Art. The Trustees liked her print designs and were intrigued by her aim to create a resort fashion collection inspired by her knowledge of marinas in the likes of Alnmouth and Hartlepool. Read more in the next Newsletter and see Sophie's Degree Show at the GSA in early June.
Bryony Stocker from The University of Strathclyde. Denise , acclaimed author, presented her with the £1,500 2012 Gillian Purvis Award for New Writing.
Sahrish Shafiq, a weaver in the Textile Department of The Glasgow School of Art who will use the £500 Award for Travel for Primary Research to tour and research mosques to inspire and inform her work during fourth year.
The GSA Textile Department is also in the headlines as this year's Gillian Purvis Degree Show Prize has been presented to Min Zongh. The display of her beautiful woven textiles was selected by Francis McKee, Director of the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow and Tutor and Research Fellow at The Glasgow School of Art.
More details on the work of these talented students will be broadcast in the next newsletter.